By Latina Staff | 11/11/2012 - 17:37
Puerto Rican actress Lauren Vélez opens up about overcoming hurdles in Hollywood, her seven-year run on Showtime’s hit show Dexter and what’s next for her!
By Jesus Trivino | 09/29/2012 - 13:00
Being Dexter Morgan’s (Michael C. Hall) friend and enemy are pretty similar—you might enjoy an awkward moment with Dex or he’ll kill you. More often than not it’s the latter. With Dexter’s seventh season in full swing, we take a look back at the best Latino actors ever to portray Dex’s co-workers, buddies and enemies.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/13/2012 - 09:32
Happy Tuesday! Get ready for another juicy round of chisme below:
By Latina Staff | 12/20/2011 - 08:27
We all know Latin women are badasses: we're strong, educated, voracious for success and no-nonsense. But television hasn't always portrayed us accurately—that is, until 2011! This was the year that Latina TV stars got to play the role of "badass" on the small screen. Here are the five biggest Latina TV badasses of 2011!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/07/2011 - 14:11
From Californication to Shameless to The Big C and Nurse Jackie, to Weeds and The Borgais—almost all of Showtime's signature shows feature mostly all-white casts—and only two of the network's shows (the hit serial killer drama, Dexter and new drama, Homeland) feature Latino stars in supporting rol
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 11:00
— Oh no. Will Showtime’s Dexter reach its end soon? According to EW, the hit show starring Lauren Velez is set to conclude after two seasons. Showtime entertainment president David Nevins spoke about the show’s endgame at a holiday party in Los Angeles yesterday. “There’s things that are going to happen [this season] that will set up a very clear endgame that will take two seasons to tell,” he said.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 21:14
*SPOLER ALERT! Do not read on if you haven't seen last night's episode of Dexter!
On Sunday night's episode of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter, it was revealed that Edward James Olmos' character Professor Gellar—who viewers thought was this season's big bad—has been dead all along, and merely a product of his "disciple" Travis' (Colin Hanks) imagination.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/23/2011 - 15:59
This year, Dexter star Aimee Garcia is hosting Thanksgiving dinner for her family in Los Angeles. “They are from Chicago and we are having Thanksgiving at my place, so the pressure is on!” Garcia tells Latina.com exclusively.
The half-Mexican, half-Puerto Rican star says she’s taken care of the important stuff—like making sure the tube is ready for her dad. “I will make sure my TV works so my dad can watch football,” she says.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/22/2011 - 12:15
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we asked half-Mexican, half-Puerto Rican actress Aimee Garcia—who currently stars as Jamie Batista, the nanny to Dexter's (Michael C. Hall) son on Showtime’s hit show, Dexter—to tell us what she's thankful for. Here's what the 32-year-old star said:
1. My Health: "My Dad always said, "If you’re not healthy, you can't do anything—you can't have fun, you can't work...Good health is number one."
By Latina Staff | 10/25/2011 - 16:29
Something awesome happened in the season six premiere of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter (Oct. 2)—Lauren Velez's character (the ambitious and tough Maria Laguerta), was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain of Miami Metro Homicide! And if you thought Laguerta was tough before her big promotion, then get ready, because Laguerta is loving her new promotion and the power that comes with it.